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Snail (Freshwater) Family: Lymnaeidae

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
                    clade Euthyneura
                    clade Panpulmonata
                    clade Hygrophila
Superfamily: Lymnaeoidea
Family: Lymnaeidae
About 100 freshwater species

Lymnaeidae is a taxonomic family of small to large air-breathing freshwater snails, aquatic pulmonate gastropod molluscs. The snails have a shell with right-handed coiling.

A Photographic Guide to Freshwater Invertebrates of Taranaki’s Rivers and Streams

Photos of a few small aquatic snails,


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